FOOD

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Get the chicken nugget flavor you love, minus the "funky" stuff.

FOOD

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Get the chicken nugget flavor you love, minus the "funky" stuff.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Dredge

  • 3/4 cup plain panko, baked
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, whisked
  • 1/3 cup plain fine bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast (or grated parmesan)
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Dipping Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Steps

Chicken

  1. In a food processor, add chicken and chicken ingredients and blend until the mixture becomes a paste and set aside.
  2. Scoop about 2 tablespoons of chicken and form into nuggets.

Dredge

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Spread panko across a baking sheet and bake for a few minutes, until golden brown (be careful not to burn). Set aside to cool.
  3. Put flour in one dish, eggs in another dish, and panko, fine bread crumbs, nutritional yeast, salt, pepper, and butter combined in another dish.
  4. Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Coat each nugget in flour, then dip into eggs, and into the crumbs.
  6. Place on a wire rack and bake for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until crispy and cooked in the center.

Dipping Sauce

  1. Mix the sauce ingredients together and dip away!